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Websense Report On Malicious Code


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 01:28 PM

Websense Report Shows Malicious Code is More Covert, Less Recognizable and More Targeted Toward Financial Gain

Report reveals increase in malicious sites using code from easy-to-use toolkits designed for criminals with no hacking experience; 100 percent increase in websites designed to install keyloggers, screen scrapers and other forms of crimeware...Of the sites designed to steal credentials, almost 15 percent are derived from toolkits, an emerging tactic from the hacker community. These kits, made by professional malicious code writers, are often for sale on the internet and allow non-sophisticated users to launch sophisticated attacks against operating system exploits and vulnerabilities...

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Posted 05 October 2006 - 02:48 AM

I read the entire article. Gleepers!! So what is the best protection against that stuff?

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